Early New Year's Eve celebrations will be hosted at Yarra Park from 6pm to 10pm on 31 December 2015. Aimed at delivering the joy of New Year 's Eve celebrations to families, the early eve will not be lacking in any manner or form.
The impressive programme lineup includes free live entertainment, films and games. Live musical performances from the likes of The Rrrrrockets, BigCityBeat, The White Tree Band will woo visitors. Big screens will be showing kid's movies. There will be 2 separate zones at Yarra Park offering identical entertainment to cater for large crowds. Please be mindful that carnival games incur a fee.
The festivities will culminate with a dazzling fireworks display at 9.30pm. From anywhere within the Yarra Park precinct you can catch delightful sights of fireworks zooming into the sky and exploding into flamboyant fireballs.
You can access more information by visiting the City of Melbourne website. This is an alcohol free event. Fines will be imposed for violation of the alcohol ban.
Yarra Park is at the heart of Melbourne's Sports and Entertainment Precinct and is located right next to the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) and bounded by Punt Road Oval, Brunton Ave and Wellington Parade. Richmond and Jolimont are the closest railway stations. Trams 48, 70 and 75 will also aid you in reaching Yarra Park.
Highlight the time and date on your calendar, pack a picnic basket with a blanket and tasty treats and come along with the whole family for a fantastic early New Year's Eve celebration minus the late night outs.